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March 2018

Rocket Launch: ULA Atlas V GOES-S

March 1 @ 5:02 pm
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Launch Complex #41
Cape Canaveral, FL United States
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MISSION United Launch Alliance (ULA) will launch the GOES-S mission on an Atlas V rocket to place the GOES-S weather satellite in orbit for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Built by Lockheed Martin, GOES-S is the second in a series of four advanced geostationary weather satellites. Atlas V will fly in the 541 vehicle configuration with a five-meter fairing, four solid rocket boosters and a single-engine Centaur upper stage. HELPFUL LINKS: Learn moreĀ about how to prepare for launch…

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